Toyota Motor Corporation
Nov 20, 2012 21:28 EST
Japan on Wednesday posted its worst October trade figures in more than 30 years, underscoring persistent weakness in the world's third-largest economy amid the global slowdown and a spat with China.
Nov 20, 2012 03:41 EST
The Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange were given the nod from their shareholders Tuesday for a merger that will create the world's third-largest bourse, the Tokyo exchange said.
Nov 19, 2012 02:00 EST
They are found in more than two-thirds of Japanese households and visitors to the country have marvelled at their heated seats, posterior shower jets and odour-masking function.
Nov 14, 2012 13:43 EST
Europe's main stock markets dropped on Wednesday as workers across indebted eurozone nations took part in coordinated general strikes in protest at their governments' deep austerity programmes.
Nov 14, 2012 12:34 EST
Toyota has agreed to pay $25.5 million to shareholders who lost money after the Japanese automaker's stock price plummeted in the wake of a series of mass recalls, court records showed.
Nov 14, 2012 06:18 EST
Asian shares rose Wednesday as a Greek debt sale eased fears over the country's future and as dealers picked up bargains after a recent sell-off fuelled by concerns over the US "fiscal cliff".
Nov 14, 2012 02:00 EST
Toyota has announced a global recall of 2.77 million vehicles over water pump or steering problems, in the latest blow to the firm's reputation after a spate of earlier call backs.
Nov 13, 2012 12:08 EST
Anti-Tokyo riots that shook Chinese cities in September could have cost Japanese firms more than $100 million over the last two months, according to new government estimates.
Nov 12, 2012 08:42 EST
Asian markets closed mixed on Monday as healthy Chinese data offset news that Japan's economy has shrunk amid fears over the US "fiscal cliff".
Nov 10, 2012 08:23 EST
India's car sales jumped by 23 percent in October -- the fastest rate in nearly two years -- industry data shows, driven by greater demand during the festival season and a slew of new model launches.
Nov 09, 2012 23:16 EST
Japan's Toyota group said Saturday it will invest about 13 trillion rupiah ($1.3 billion) over the next five years in expanding its vehicle production in Indonesia.
Nov 09, 2012 06:48 EST
Sales of Japanese passenger cars in China slumped 59.4 percent on-year in October, a Chinese industry group said Friday, as a territorial row between the countries pummelled demand.
Nov 07, 2012 14:39 EST
Toyota announced Wednesday a recall of 11,200 Scion iQ cars in the United States to fix a problem that could cause airbags and seat belts to malfunction.
Nov 07, 2012 12:10 EST
A Chinese boycott of Japanese goods sparked by a territorial dispute threatens to undermine the healthy recovery the nation's top automakers made after last year's quake-tsunami disaster, analysts say.
Nov 07, 2012 02:57 EST
Two major Chinese auto manufacturers said they have formed a strategic alliance, as China seeks to consolidate the industry and create national champions able to better compete with foreign players.
Nov 06, 2012 05:22 EST
Nissan on Tuesday slashed its full-year profit forecast by 20 percent as it pointed to slumping sales in China stemming from a bitter territorial row, the effect of a strong yen and weakness in Europe.
Nov 05, 2012 22:04 EST
Japan's Suzuki said Tuesday it would shut down its money-losing car business in the United States and file for bankruptcy, citing a strong yen and weak demand for its small cars in the US market.
Nov 05, 2012 06:47 EST
Asian markets were mostly down on Monday as better-than-expected US jobs figures were offset by caution ahead of this week's US presidential election and the start of China's leadership transition.
Nov 05, 2012 06:19 EST
Two US car makers said Monday that their sales in China hit record highs in October, as Japanese brands suffered in the Chinese market due to a political dispute between the Asian giants.
Nov 05, 2012 04:42 EST
Toyota on Monday hiked its full-year profit forecast despite saying it expected to sell fewer cars due to weakness in the European market as well as in China over a Sino-Japanese territorial row.